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Voluntary activation of the sympathetic nervous system and attenuation of the innate immune response in humans

COVID-19 Isn’t Random

One of the common statements often repeated in the media about COVID-19 is that it is seemingly random in terms of both getting the virus and having a poor outcome. But, upon further inspection, that’s not w...

Inflammation and Cellular Aging

One topic that’s certainly moved to center stage as of late is immunity. For obvious reasons there is great interest in exploring what we can do to enhance our immune functionality. The key idea, as it relat...

COVID-19: A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

Benefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team One of the most exciting developments in lifestyle science over the last decade has been the sharpening focus on the central role that our resident microbes (bacteria) play in re...

Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?

Alopecia areata is a form of baldness that affects approximately 2% of people in the United States. In this condition, hair is lost from various parts of the body, typically the scalp. The actual cause of th...

Rebalance the Gut, Rebalance the Immune System

It is very exciting to see the incredible increase in scientific research being released that relates gut issues to various health problems elsewhere in the body. The research that explores this relationship...

Peripartum Antibiotics Promote Gut Dysbiosis, Loss of Immune Tolerance, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Genetically Prone Offspring

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Susan Blum

Who knew that our lifestyle choices play such an important role in balancing the immune system? On today’s program, I chat with Dr. Susan Blum, founder of the HealMyGut program and author of the wonderful b...

Multiple Sclerosis – Prebiotic Foods May Make a Huge Difference

Multiple sclerosis (MS) has been diagnosed in more than 400,000 Americans, with about 200 new cases identified each week. The overwhelming approach in addressing MS is centered on drugs designed to alter th...